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Question: We have a new physician that has recently joined our surgical group. Some patients from her previous practice have elected to follow her to our practice. Are these patients considered new or... More
Question: A new patient came in and saw our physician assistant (PA) for some lacerations. She did not see a doctor. A week later the patient returned for follow up with an M.D. For purposes of billin... More
Alert your billing staff to several dozen code bundles that will restrict a range of same-day services, including some allograft procedures, when the latest Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits take ... More
Question: We have a new physician that has recently joined our surgical group. Some patients from her previous practice have elected to follow her to our practice. Are these patients considered new or... More
Question: A new patient came in and saw our physician assistant (PA) for some lacerations. She did not see a doctor. A week later the patient returned for follow up with an M.D. For purposes of billin... More
Alert your billing staff to several dozen code bundles that will restrict a range of same-day services, including some allograft procedures, when the latest Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) edits take ... More
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The Correct Coding Initiative (CCI) version 25.3 edits, effective Oct. 1, 2019, bundle dozens of codes that will restrict a range of same-day services, including some allograft procedures.
This major proposed rule addresses changes to the physician fee schedule (PFS); other changes to Medicare Part B payment policies to ensure that payment systems are updated to reflect changes in medical practice, relative value of services, and changes in the statute.

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